Accredited Online School

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Connections Academy is a division of Connections Education, which is accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and five million educators every day.

KCA is operated in partnership with the Elkhart Unified School District 218. Kansas Connections Academy is accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accrediting division of Cognia, formerly AdvancED.

This accreditation ensures that Kansas Connections Academy is providing quality education that can be reciprocated with other schools. The accreditation also validates the value of our education to other accredited educational institutions.


Kansas Connections Academy

  • Accredited by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement, June 2012, renewed January 2017

Connections Education

  • Accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED, June 2005, renewed in June 2015

NCAA Approved

Many Connections Academy core high school courses are approved by the NCAA Eligibility Center. View a list of currently approved courses.